NOTE: You qualify for a resident fishing license if you are a bona fide resident of Pennsylvania. You must show positive proof of permanent residency. Senior Resident and Lifetime licenses are available to those persons at any time during the year in which they will become age 65.
TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE MILITARY WAIVER AN ANGLER MUST BE A BONAFIDE PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENT, BE ON ACTIVE DUTY, BE STATIONED OUTSIDE PENNSYLVANIA AND BE HERE ON AUTHORIZED LEAVE. WHILE IN THE ACT OF FISHING, THE MILITARY PERSONNEL MUST CARRY PROOF OF EACH OF THESE REQUIREMENTS SUCH AS A PA DRIVER'S LICENSE, A MILITARY ID, AND VALID MILITARY ORDERS SHOWING THE PLACE OF ASSIGNMENT AND LEAVE STATUS.
If you wish to purchase a fishing license, please bring a valid driver’s license or a photo ID. A lifetime fishing license may be purchased if you are age 65 or older.